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Books of the Century

By: Diefendorf, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780195108972

ISBN: 0195108973

Condition: USED


What are the books that helped shape and define the last hundred years? This was the question put to the librarians of The New York Public Library as part of the Library's 100th anniversary celebration. Which books had influenced the course of events for good or ill? Which interpreted new worlds? Or delighted millions of readers? Their answers to these questions formed "Books of the Century," a highly popular exhibit during the Library's centennial celebration (1895 to 1995), highlighting an exhilarating collection of important works by some of the greatest writers of our times. Now, the c... View more info